Radio & Television

Is Sirius XM a BDU?

GATINEAU – 9(1)(h), the gift that keeps on giving.An application filed with the CRTC last week says so and the applicant wants his service to be carried on Sirius XM through mandatory carriage .The applicant, Evan Kosiner, also made an application during the last must-carry proceeding where OMNI re-won the licence for a must-carry Multicultural​ ​Described​ ​Video Guide​ ​(MDVG). This time, he is proposing, “a barker licence type, on the SiriusXM Platform, for an audio-based radio guide for the visually impaired, entitled as Visually Impaired Listing Service (‘VILS’).”This service would allow visually impaired Canadians to have access to the alphanumeric...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.